Housing the forgotten past

Of the 1100 museums in Britain and Ireland, less than a dozen appear to take science seriously. I have had difficulty placing much of my collection of early scientific instruments. Acquisitions are based on museums publishing an illustrated catalogue – a neglected task, even by the museums that are able to acquire and display collections […]

Of the 1100 museums in Britain and Ireland, less than a dozen appear to take science seriously.

I have had difficulty placing much of my collection of early scientific instruments. Acquisitions are based on museums publishing an illustrated catalogue – a neglected task, even by the museums that are able to acquire and display collections for the benefit of the public.

{{Arthur FrankJersey, Channel Islands}}